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Garden News! Peas! Today and Wed., Jun 18 - 19, Holladay & South Jordan Pick up spots

6/18/2013 | Sheryl McGlochlin
Garden News! Peas! Today and Wed., Jun 18 - 19, Holladay & South Jordan Pick up spots




All of our peas are generally gone in May but due to weather conditions, we are still enjoying LOTS of peas...
but not for long.

If you want peas, email or call me today, Tuesday or tomorrow on Wednesday before you come.
These are the final days for pea pickups.

  • Holladay Pickup - anytime today
  • South Jordan Garden:  9978 South Redwood Road, 6 - 8 PM Tuesday evening only, RSVP since we'll be moving around our 4 So Jo Gardens tonight.
  • Confirm before coming via email or text - 801-278-5313
  • Holladay pick up:  My home:  2836 E Casto Lane (5060 So.), 84117
  • On the front porch on my home, find a BLUE COOLER
  • Take up to a gallon size bag of peas.
  • Bring your own bag or container.
  • Once you have confirmed with me, DON'T ring my doorbell, just get the peas from the cooler.
  • Sign in:  The clip board will be inside the cooler. 
  • I will monitor the blue cooler and keep filling it up until the peas are gone.
  • We have a lot of peas to share with others right now, but only until Wed. night, so act soon.
  • This is a private invitation. Only you are invited to come and get peas.
  • You are invited to come and work with us in the gardens throughout the year, if you want more produce.
Thanks so much to all those who have helped us this far AND for those who will continue to help us grow an abundance of food!
We couldn't be doing it without your help.
Hope to see you soon.

Sheryl




Welcome to the

Live and Thrive

Working Community Garden Group!

Free to join!


We are a hands-on, working community garden group with lots of flexibility! 

All ages and abilities are welcome.

Garden experience and knowledge is helpful but not required.

If you

  • love being active and trying new things
  • enjoy working outdoors
  • want to be more self reliant
  • have a passion to learn gardening skills
  • want to meet other healthy-minded people
  • have a positive attitude and enjoy variety
  • love to eat freshly picked harvest that you helped to grow...

then you will fit in well with our group!


How to get started: 

  • Contact Sheryl for instructions on how to start receiving full benefits!
  • Attend as a visitor a few times, if you prefer. 

As a visitor, come and take a quick tour or come ready to work with us for all or part of our group work session.

Work with others who have similar abilities, interests and passions.

After attending a few times, registration is required.  Struggling financially?  Payment plans are offered, if necessary. Contact Sheryl. See contact info at bottom of page.

Our nine gardens are located in Holladay, South Jordan and West Jordan.  Work in one location or all of them. It's up to you.


Contribute in a way that works best for you. 

Elderly members, for example, have been some of our best workers!  They move the work along as they sit on a chair and work in our gardens! 


Being in a garden is very therapeutic and working in one is even better!


I hope you’ll join us!




Garden Calendar

Weekly garden calendar updated often. Schedule increases during peak months


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Benefits include:

  • Valuable knowledge and experience in farming and gardening
  • Valuable self reliance skills
  • Less visits to a grocery store
  • Big savings on groceries
  • Tuition discount for healthy eating classes:  6-3-4 Meal Plan Classes
  • Learning how to eat less processed foods
  • Contributing in a variety of ways using your talents, skills and abilities
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Working with experienced gardeners
  • Delicious harvest
  • Mini classes and demonstrations
  • Weekly garden tours
  • Membership in our Barter Group


Want a Tour?

  • We'd love to meet you!  Check GARDEN CALENDAR for dates and times.  Any time posted on the calendar will be a great time for a tour! Calendar dates increase as we approach peak season


EXTRA Perks!

  • Join early in the season
  • Join as a group of 12 or more, receive the 13th membership FREE!







2017 Garden Classes and Hands On Demonstrations


  • January: Intro to Garden Text Book, Winter Gardening in Greenhouses
  • February: Working in our Pea Plantation - a Vertical Garden, Protective Gardens, Starting Seedlings Indoors
  • March: Using Organic Matter, Soil Types, Garden Layout, Easiest Crops to Grow
  • April: Creating a Water-Wise, Weed-free Garden, Compost, Buying seed and plants: When, Where, How much
  • May: Tips on Planting, Tilling, Creating Furrows, Best Plant Food, Temperature & Sunlight Tips
  • June: Transplanting, Watering Tips for Irrigation, Drip, The do's and don'ts, More Planting Tips
  • July: Preserving the Harvest: Drying Methods, Water-Wise Tips, Keeping Plants Healthy
  • August: Preserving the Harvest Freezing Methods, Fall Crops to Get Planted
  • September: Harvesting Seeds for Spring, Preserving the Harvest: Canning Methods, Starting the Fall Clean Up
  • October:  Fall Compost, Preserving the Harvest: Easy Potato Cellar Methods, Putting a Garden to Bed for the Winter, Part 1
  • November: Putting a Garden to Bed for the Winter Part 2, Preparing a Garden for Early Spring Planting


January - November


Crops include


Spring Crops:

Radishes, Broccoli, Cabbage
Onions, Garlic, Peas
Dark Green Leafy Lettuces
Beets, Carrots, Cauliflower
Spinach, Kale, Swiss Chard





Herbs: 

Oregano, Basil, Garlic, Chives, 
and more…





Summer Crops:

Beans, Corn, Crenshaw
Watermelon, Cantaloupes
Pumpkins, Rhubarb, Eggplant
Squash - Summer and Winter
Peppers, Potatoes, Yams
Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Onions
Strawberries, Grapes






Contact Info:


Sheryl McGlochlin
Live and Thrive

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801-278-5313

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